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See the stone set in your eyes
See the thorn twist in your side
I wait for you

Sleight of hand and twist of fate
On a bed of nails she makes me wait
And I wait without you

With or without you
With or without you

Through the storm we reach the shore
You give it all but I want more
And I'm waiting for you

With or without you
With or without you
I can't live
With or without you

And you give yourself away
And you give yourself away
And you give
And you give
And you give yourself away

My hands are tied
My body bruised, she's got me with
Nothing to win and
Nothing left to lose

And you give yourself away
And you give yourself away
And you give
And you give
And you give yourself away

With or without you
With or without you
I can't live
With or without you

With or without you
With or without you
I can't live
With or without you
With or without you



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    PrizyDec 25, 2008 at 2:19 am
    Oh my God I love this song with all of my heart! Noone puts out a heartwrenching song like U2. That is why they're a staple band for me. Every new cd that they release, always have songs that I love instantly on it. I love so many songs by U2, I can't even begin to count. But this song is so touching to me, even with it's melancholy sound. The "And you give yourself away" part really gets to me. Bono's voice gets to me-in a good way.
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    UnregisteredApr 20, 2012 at 5:01 am
    Years ago i had what i thought to be a wonderfull girl friend untill i found out what she was doing. I would sit and wait for her on friday nights thinking she was just out with her girl friends and she was but i didn't no she was out having sex with a hand full of guys untill much later in life so this song is really touching to me i would think it meant in the song he was waiting for a girl not noing she was giving her self away and fill like it fits me perfect because i would sit and wait and at the same time she was giving her self away. Wr
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    UnregisteredApr 20, 2012 at 4:40 am
    This song reminds me of a girl friend i had once i waited for her not noing what she was doing untill much later she was having sex with alot of guys and i didnt no that so it reminds me of me waiting for a girl the that was giving herself away it makes me sad in away but i really like it.
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    UnregisteredDec 6, 2011 at 3:55 am
    With or without you is my fav song ever every day i listen to it over and over i know all the words it is good it is ever my ringer to my phone i will never for get this song
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    UnregisteredSep 9, 2011 at 7:30 am
    I just had my daughter last week and she is in the intensive care nursery for unexplained siezures and wont be able to come home for no less than atleast another wk or 2 to b stable enough. This song came on while I was getting ready to go see her and just started crying. It hit me right then that this was my song to her. I came on here to check the lyrics and it describes us completely.

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